Global Patent Index - EP 1041932 A1

EP 1041932 A1 2000-10-11 - ULTRASONIC PROBE WITH ISOLATED OUTER CANNULA

Title (en)

ULTRASONIC PROBE WITH ISOLATED OUTER CANNULA

Title (de)

ULTRASCHALLSONDE MIT ISOLIERTER AÜSSERER KANÜLE

Title (fr)

SONDE ULTRASONORE POURVUE D'UNE CANULE EXTERIEURE ISOLEE

Publication

EP 1041932 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98930274 A

Priority

  • US 9812496 W
  • US 99677897 A
  • US 8117997 F
  • US 8122297 F
  • US 8121697 F
  • US 8118097 F

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9932038A1] This invention is an electronic surgical probe (10) including an axially elongated member (12) adapted to receive ultrasonic vibrations from an ultrasonic motor or transducer (26), and having a circular cross section that has a coaxially positioned cannula or sheath (14) surrounding the elongated member, the cannula or sheath (14) defining an aperture adjacent the distal end portion of the elongated member, wherein fluid adjacent the distal end portion of the elongated member is activated or cavitated by ultrasonic vibrations from the distal end of the elongated member, and passing through the aperture of the cannula acts upon tissue and/or other matter.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61B 17/20

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/22 (2006.01); A61B 17/32 (2006.01); A61B 17/34 (2006.01); A61M 1/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/22012 (2013.01); A61B 2017/320088 (2013.01); A61B 2217/005 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9932038 A1 19990701; AU 7970098 A 19990712; DE 69838684 D1 20071220; DE 69838684 T2 20081030; EP 1041932 A1 20001011; EP 1041932 A4 20030625; EP 1041932 B1 20071107

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